“Here’s to us. Who better?” I laugh/cry when I type that statement as I remember my deceased Grandma Lynch utter those words at every single Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and special family gathering that included a toast. It became such a tradition that all she had to say was, “Here’s to us” and everyone would yell […]
The Google definition of the word “thankful” is to be pleased and relieved. We have come a long way since 1621 when the Pilgrims were pleased to have food to eat and relieved to not die of a plague the previous year. Today, it’s easy to imagine our family and friends are pleased to not […]
We’re so excited to be featured in one of our favorite blogs, Inspired By This! Read the full post on ‘How to Set the Perfect Holiday Table’ by visiting the link: http://www.inspiredbythis.com/dwell/set-the-perfect-holiday-table Featuring photography by Sanaz Photography. You can find our holiday Napkin Knot collections here: https://napkinknots.com/product-category/holidays/
The kids are back to school, Al Michael’s voice is on the television and leaves are turning burnt orange and fire red. Yes, summer is officially over. Soon pumpkins will decorate your front door, leaf-printed table linens will rest on your dining table and the scent of apple-cinnamon candles will fill your home. If you […]
When my girls were much younger we moved to London for a two-year assignment for my husband’s job. We moved during Spring Break. Easter was two weeks away and my daughters missed their family very much. In an effort to cheer them up I decided to have a fun baking day. We walked to the […]
Tracy’s 17-year-old daughter complained before Christmas that no New Year’s Eve parties were in the making. As a junior in high school the idea of staying home with Mom and Dad as the clock approached midnight was horrifying! She asked if she could invite 10 friends over. No boys. We approved and the girls got […]
Anne and I have hosted many Thanksgiving dinners. Back when we were both first married we used our silver or gold (pewter wasn’t in style quite yet) napkin rings. It was so exciting to use new china, silver and crystal to set the table. Over time the metal rings just didn’t cut it.